· Faithfulness to Jesus (have kept My word, and have not denied My name). In some ways, these features seem unspectacular. They should be commonplace among churches. Yet Jesus was completely pleased with this church. He had nothing negative to say to the church at Philadelphia. i.
Envy ruins the body's health, making bones rot and prohibiting the inheritance of the kingdom of God. Sometimes, as a punishment, people are left in their sins, falling prey to envy and other heavy sins. Envy is credited as the basis of all toil and skills of people.
Dec 16, 2021 · By using Scriptural precedents, Jesus stresses that, if he does not receive a welcome in, or support from, his own community, he will certainly be well within his rights to extend his ministry beyond the bounds of the Jewish nation, and to reach out to the Gentiles, just as the great prophets of old did. Dr. Brant Pitre paraphrases it, “You ...
Nov 24, 2021 · We may enjoy the carols and decorations, but we celebrate the Advent of Jesus Christ. “We can, and should also, celebrate Christmas despite the ruins around us….I think of you as you now sit together with the children and with all the Advent decorations —as in earlier years you did with us.
Mar 27, 2020 · Jesus then tells me, “They will see their soul as I see it.” I can see the wounds so clearly on Jesus and then He says, “They will see each wound they have added to My Most Sacred Heart.” To the left, I see the Blessed Mother weeping and then Jesus speaks to me again and says, “Prepare, prepare now for the time is soon approaching. My ...
Apr 02, 2014 · I then imagined Jesus beside me and one by one I pictured each of the people coming to me. I forgave them and related why I needed to forgive them. Then I asked Jesus to forgive them and then they disappeared from view. That took about an hour and 1/2. WOW, what a difference in my life.
Jesus claims that his messianic mission is similar to the mission given to Moses in Exodus 3:7-10, and that Jesus has been sent to Israel: (1) to bring glad tidings to the poor; (2) to proclaim liberty to captives; (3) to give recovery of sight to the blind; (4) to free the oppressed, and (5) to proclaim a year acceptable to the Lord.